TikTok never fails to surprise us. From bringing in some weird challenges to teaching us various things, it always find a spot in our everyday discussions.
After licking the toilet seat challenge, this time what brings TikTok in news is the Dalgona coffee. Yes, you read that right. Have you heard of Dalgona coffee before?
Dalgona coffee or whipped coffee is right now taking the internet by storm. It’s also being called TikTok coffee since everyone on the app is making it. However, the Dalgona coffee is loaded with sugar, today we will tell you how to make this coffee sugar free and Keto friendly.
What is Dalgona coffee?
Dalgona coffee is thick rich and bold coffee, which is usually mixed with milk and ice. It’s also very sweet.
Dalgona means ‘wow, it’s sweet” in Korean.
How is the coffee made?
Typically this coffee is made with equal parts of hot water, instant coffee and sugar, with 2 tablespoons of each.
Keto Dalgona coffee recipe
For Keto Dalgona coffee, the sugar is replaced with 0 carb Swerve or stevia. For making the Keto Dalgona coffee, you will need:
– 2 tablespoons (30 grams) hot water
– 2 tablespoons (14 grams) instant coffee
– 5 tablespoons (45 grams) confectioners swerve or 2 tablespoons stevia
How to make the Keto Dalgona coffee
Take all the ingredients in a mixing bowl and use a whisk to beat them to form a whipped mousse consistency. It might take a few minutes of whipping to get it to that consistency.
You can also use a blender or a hand mixer to whip the coffee. But because right now we are locked inside, you could probably use the exercise. Right?
After the whisking, now add some ice to a glass and fill it 3/4 with milk of your choice (almond milk goes well with coffee).
You can take a scoop of the whipped coffee and place it on the top of the iced milk. Your coffee is Instagram (photo) ready.
However, before you drink it, it’s best to mix all of the whipped coffee into the milk and ice.
The recipe makes for not one but two cups of coffee, which you can store for later.
Can normal coffee grounds be used to make Dalgona coffee?
No, normal coffee cannot be used to make the Dalgona coffee. Using normal coffee grounds will not give you the whipped consistency, required for this coffee.
Instant coffee has a special property, which makes it the best option to make the Dalgona whipped coffee.